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WhatsApp image of a fingerprint helps UK police secure multiple drug convictions

New ways of utilizing today's technology for crime-fighting purposes are constantly being discovered. In what's being called a “groundbreaking” technique, police in Wales were able to partially identify fingerprints shown in a WhatsApp photo to secure the conviction of 11 drug traffickers. The BBC reports … Read More

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Busted! Cops use fingerprint pulled from a WhatsApp photo to ID drug dealer

Let's say you are holding something in your hand and snap a picture with your phone. Although the object you're holding doesn't quite fill your entire palm, you might not think part of your pinky finger showing could get you busted. Well, think again, as a “groundbreaking” technique of matching … …

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Drug dealers nabbed after cops pull fingerprint from WhatsApp image

The drug gang was arrested after a tip led the police to a house in the Kenfig Hill area of Bridgend. The house was raided and large amounts of "gorilla glue," a type of marijuana, was found. Thomas also noted that the WhatsApp messages had been going on for months, …

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WhatsApp payment info not used for commercial purposes by Facebook, says company

The Cambridge Analytica-Facebook data mining and data security issue has stirred the entire world in many ways and the reactions from different corners are flying thick and fast. Social media platforms are coming under intense scrutiny and many questions are being asked. One of them relates to the … Read More

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Police Use WhatsApp Photo of Fingerprint to Bust 11 Drug Dealers

You gotta hand it to the Welsh police—they were able to solve an entire drug case with a photo of just three fingers. Authorities in Wales arrested a group of drug dealers in August for selling the Gorilla Glue strain of marijuana. During their investigation, they intercepted WhatsApp messages from …

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WhatsApp update proves app is storing your images long after deletion

WhatsApp is quietly adding a new feature to its Android app, expands users' ability to re-download deleted media files. Even if users remove the photos, GIFs, or videos from their on-board storage or SD cards, users will be able to go back and grab the media files from within chats. …

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WhatsApp for Android allows users to download deleted media

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has recently rolled a new feature that allows the users to retrieve deleted media files. In other words, the new feature will enable users to redownload media files even if it was deleted from the phone. According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has introduced a feature … Read …

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WhatsApp Security Update: This is how you can stop sharing data with Facebook – What users …

WhatsApp has always been defensive about the data shared by them with Facebook. They have always maintained that “every message is end-to-end encrypted” and said that they use 'very little data' with Facebook. However, there are two ways by which you can take the extra step of feeling safe and … …

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Eleven Drug Convictions After Extracting Fingerprint From WhatsApp Photo

The photo was part of a stream of WhatsApp messages dating back several months. Thomas said: "It had a number of texts such as 'what do you want to buy?' on it. There was then the photograph of the hand holding pills that seemed like it was sent to potential …

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Facebook-owned WhatsApp allows Android users to recover photos and videos they have …

Any pictures, videos, GIFs, documents or voice notes that were sent and subsequently deleted can be recovered. The update is available now to Android users worldwide but WhatsApp has not revealed whether it will release the feature to iPhone users. With the ability to recover deleted information, … Read More